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  • Salus University Pennsylvania College of Optometry
  • Optometry School
  • Elkins Park
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Negatively

What was the stress level of the interview?

No Response

How you think you did?

5 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

3 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

5 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?

1

What was the style of the interview?

In a group

What type of interview was it?

Closed file

What is one of the specific questions they asked you (question 1)?

"What experiences prepared you for optometry?" Report Response

What is one of the specific questions they asked you (question 2)?

"What will you bring to pco?" Report Response

What is one of the specific questions they asked you (question 3)?

"my hobbies" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"what I like to do for fun" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"How I handle a difficult situation" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"this site" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The school has an excellent curriculum. The place their first years in the clinic early, which is great. They also have good board scores." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The location. It is pretty depressing. The fact that you have to drive to the clinic is a huge turnoff." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That the interview was so not personal. Seriously, how can they get to know us with just one question? The group interview was kind of awkward. Was not a fan. The exit interview was more personable." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"What you read online is most likely true about this school" Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

7 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

Out of state

What was your total time spent traveling?

2-3 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Airplane

About how much did you spend on room, food, and travel?

$501+

What airport did you use?

Phil-International

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

8 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Holiday Inn

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

oct/2013

How do you rank this school among other schools to which you've applied?

5 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

No Response

What is your ranking of this area's cultural life?

No Response

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

2 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

1 out of 10

How eco-friendly are the school's application materials and interview process?

5 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"The lady in the front is not very friendly. You would think the school would want the most cheerful person for the incoming class to meet." Report Response

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